When your assumptions fail, you can either try to mend the gaps in your thinking with a spot of epistemic humility or you can double down on paranoid conspiracy theories.
Guess which option the American left has picked?
All credit to Buzzfeed for highlighting the Alex Jones-ification of the Democrats.
“I don’t want to add to the conspiratorial musings of so many about this very conspiratorial administration, but it strikes me there may be something worrying going on here,” he concluded.
If you want to know what’s really going on, you should try my book, How To Win Like Trump. I know it sounds crazy, but maybe he is good at what he does.